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Vasilisa the Beautiful – Russian Fairy Tales

In this post, we will see the book Beautiful Vasilisa: Russian Fairy Tales. Vasilisa the Beautiful is a well known Russian folktale. About the book The book is a collection of sixteen fairy tales from Russia. They include stories of … Continue reading

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Fundamentals Of Geology – Obruchev

In this post, we will see the book Fundamentals of Geology by V. Obruchev. About the book (from the Preface) Hence, we are entitled to say that every person should be acquainted with its (geology’s) basic principles. And the purpose … Continue reading

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Mir Titles Collection at The Internet Archive

This post is to announce that we now have a collection at The Internet Archive. Please have a look at the collection at the URL: https://archive.org/details/mir-titles Earlier link posted was the channel for the user mirtitles at the URL: https://archive.org/details/@mirtitlesContinue reading

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Faust versus Mephistopheles? – Smirnov

In this post, we will see the book Faust versus Mephistopheles? by Kim Smirnov. About the book Where does knowledge lead – does it benefit man or will it prove to be his undoing? This con­troversy between Faust and Mephistopheles … Continue reading

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A Visit To Transurania – Knorre

In this post, we will see the book A Visit To Transurania -by E. Knorre. About the book: The synthesis of elements heavier than uranium has opened up new spheres in our knowledge of nature and new fields of nuclear … Continue reading

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Things to Come – Fedchenko

In this post, we will see the book Things to Come composed by V. Fedchenko. About the book The book is a collection of essays by leading Soviet scientists who predict how the future will pan out for various fields. … Continue reading

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The Molecular Cafe (Soviet Science Fiction Stories)

In this post, we will see the book The Molecular Cafe – Soviet Science Fiction Stories About the book The book contains stories pub­lished by Soviet science-fiction wri­ters in the last three or four years. Of course, neither the selection … Continue reading

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